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Could st john's wort work for major depression and anxiety?

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Supplements like

St John's Wort do not undergo rigorous laboratory testing, like psychiatric medications.
Therefore, no one can tell you if it will work for major depression & anxiety. You are safer to consider meeting with a psychiatrist & being followed to be sure you are on the right medication & that is is working. Don't risk using something that has not been tested.

In brief: Supplements like

St John's Wort do not undergo rigorous laboratory testing, like psychiatric medications.
Therefore, no one can tell you if it will work for major depression & anxiety. You are safer to consider meeting with a psychiatrist & being followed to be sure you are on the right medication & that is is working. Don't risk using something that has not been tested.
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